[dance-tech] Folks working in anything related to 'digital culture'

  • From: "Yukihiko YOSHIDA" <yukihiko@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <dance-tech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 13:08:55 +0900

Hello from TOKYO

Here is information on the conference in the field of dance and
technologies.

Warmest Regards,

Yukihiko YOSHIDA

Folks working in anything related to 'digital culture' 
'interactivity' etc. may be interested in this:

>CALL FOR ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY PAPERS, MUSIC COMPOSITIONS, ART WORKS, 
>THEATER, VIDEO, FILM, DANCE COMPOSITIONS AND INTERACTIVE INSTALLATIONS
>
>"CONNECTIVITY: THE TENTH BIENNIAL SYMPOSIUM ON ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY", 
>March 30 - April 1, 2006
>
>The Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology at Connecticut College is 
>pleased to announce "Connectivity: The Tenth Biennial Symposium on Arts 
>and Technology", March 30 - April 1, 2006.  The mission of the 
>symposium is to present new works, research and performances in the 
>areas of technology and the arts.  The symposium will consist of 
>commissioned works, paper sessions, panel discussions, art exhibitions, 
>interactive environments, music concerts, screenings and multi-media 
>performances. In an effort to demystify the artistic process and create 
>a forum for dialogue, we are encouraging all presenters and artists to 
>speak about their work at the symposium.
>
>The Center seeks submissions in the general areas of Interactivity, 
>Cognition, Compositional and Artistic Process, Social and Ethical 
>Issues in Arts and Technology, Art, Music, Video, Film, Animation, 
>Theater, Dance, Innovative Use of Technology in Education, Scientific 
>Visualization, Virtual Reality, and other pertinent topics relating to 
>arts and technology.
>
>
>SUBMISSION CATEGORIES
>
>COMMISSIONED WORKS
>Proposals for new, original, interdisciplinary works will be accepted 
>for a "Commissioned" category. Works must be created by a team 
>consisting of two or more members, and must combine two or more areas 
>of creative expression and contain a major technology component. 
>Proposals will be accepted for performances, concerts, showings or 
>installations; completed works will be presented during the symposium. 
>Proposals must include detailed technical and production requirements, 
>and a proposed budget.  Limit of one proposal per team.  The piece must 
>not have been previously published, performed or exhibited.  Awards 
>will be granted at the
>discretion of the Center.   Submissions not accepted for the 
>commissioned category will also be reviewed for the general 
>submissions category.   Accepted commissions will be awarded a 
>stipend of $3000 and a residency at Connecticut College between March 
>27 and April 1 that includes:
>-      performance or installation of the accepted work
>-      workshops with students
>-      attendance at the symposium
>-      presentation at the symposium
>
>
>PAPERS
>A two-page extended abstract or complete paper, including technical 
>requirements, must be submitted by email or mail.  Upon acceptance, 
>revised papers must be submitted electronically by January 31, 2006 as 
>a PDF. Complete technical requirements for presentation must be 
>included. Papers will be published by the Center in the symposium 
>proceedings. All rights will remain with the author. Papers will be 
>selected for twenty-minute presentations as part of the daily schedule 
>of speakers. Papers may be grouped by the Center in a panel discussion 
>format.
>
>PANEL DISCUSSIONS
>Proposals for panel discussions are encouraged.  Proposals should 
>include names of prospective panelists and topic, which should address 
>the general areas of the symposium.  Papers may be grouped by the 
>Center in a panel discussion format.
>
>
>CREATIVE WORKS
>In addition to academic and theoretical papers, submissions of 
>technology-based or technology-oriented creative works are encouraged. 
>Maximum one proposal per person or team, and we reserve the right not 
>to review multiple pieces in a single submission. All submissions must 
>be accompanied by a one-page description/abstract for presentation at 
>the symposium about the work, a list of complete technical needs, 
>biography and contact information. See specific
>categories for additional requirements.   All presenters and artists 
>are encouraged to speak about their work at the symposium. Symposium 
>registration will be required for all symposium attendees.
>
>MUSIC COMPOSITIONS
>Music submissions (composition, performance, theory, interactivity, 
>signal processing and music understanding) are encouraged. Works for 
>instruments, digital media, CD or interactive compositions are also 
>being solicited for "tape only" concerts or live performance. Works 
>should not exceed 15 minutes in length and should be submitted with 
>accompanying score, where appropriate.  Music must be submitted on
>CD for review, with accompanying scores as required.   Musicians, 
>dancers and actors may be available for live performance pieces. All 
>submissions must be accompanied by a one page description/abstract for 
>presentation at the symposium about the work. Complete technical and 
>performance requirements must be included.
>
>ART
>Submissions of digital art, web art and other technology-based or 
>technology-oriented art forms are encouraged.  Submissions of desktop 
>interactive works, self-contained web works, time based work, 
>performance and installations will be considered. Acceptance may be 
>constrained by technical needs, security and financial considerations. 
>Artworks will be reviewed on the basis of documentation of the work 
>presented in the form of a website, CD, DVD, VHS or slides.  
>Submissions must include a one-page description/abstract for 
>presentation at the symposium about the work, portfolio (maximum 4 
>jpegs, no larger than 2 Mb each), brief biography, contact details, and 
>complete technical needs and spatial requirements
>
>VIDEO AND FILM
>Submissions of short video or film works that include a significant 
>'technology' component in their creation, aesthetic or theme are 
>encouraged. The 'tech' involved may be 'high' or 'low', ranging from 
>digital animations and motion capture work on the 'high-tech'
>end to various methods of creating film without photography, or novel 
>uses of the projector beam on the low tech side. Works that display 
>worthy reflections on the nexus of art, society and technology, even if 
>created by primarily 'conventional' means, are encouraged. Submissions 
>in the category of 'expanded cinema' and projection performance will be 
>accepted, but resources are limited and artists presenting such work 
>should expect to bring all or much of their own essential gear. 
>Submissions must include a one-page description/abstract of the work 
>and VHS, DV or DVCAM tape, DVD (tape preferred). For works involving 
>anything other than standard video or 16mm projection, a complete 
>description of technical and space needs is required.  Exhibition 
>format will be DV, DVCAM, or 16mm film (no home-burned DVDs).Selection 
>for screening may be made in part on the maker's willingness/ability to 
>attend the symposium.
>
>DANCE AND THEATER
>Computer-generated or computer-aided dance compositions and theater 
>works are being solicited for live demonstrations or for videotaped 
>presentations.  Specially produced dance or theater videos are of 
>particular interest as opposed to concert tapes or other archival uses 
>of video.  Also of interest are proposals for workshops, demonstrations 
>of software for dance or theater notation, choreographic analysis, 
>interactive studies and/or multi-media studies of performance in dance 
>and theater.  Performances may be accepted, but will be limited by 
>technical needs and financial considerations. All submissions should be 
>accompanied by a web site, CD, DVD or VHS, and one page 
>description/abstract for presentation at the symposium about the work, 
>biography, contact details, and complete technical needs and spatial 
>requirements.
>
>IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL SUBMISSIONS
>
>DEADLINES
>(must be postmarked or emailed by date) November 1, 2005: Commissioned 
>Works Deadline December 1, 2005: Commissioned Works Notification 
>December 1, 2005:  General Submission Deadline December 22, 2005: 
>General Acceptance Notification January 31, 2006: Final papers must be 
>received as a PDF March 27 - April 1, 2006: Residencies for 
>Commissioned Works March 30  - April 1, 2006: Symposium
>
>RETURN
>Submissions, art works, slides, CDs, DVDs, VHS, tapes or scores will 
>only be returned if a self-addressed stamped envelope or packaging is 
>provided.
>
>SEND SUBMISSIONS TO:
>Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology Connecticut College 270 Mohegan 
>Avenue - BOX 5365 New London, CT USA 06320-4196
>phone: [860] 439-2001
>email:  cat@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>http://cat.conncoll.edu


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